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Job ID:  43456
Date:  May 1, 2021
Job function:  Finance
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Assistant Controller (Consumer Products)- Cromwell, CT

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.   More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


Are you ready to put your finance and control expertise to work for a leading consumer packaged goods company dedicated to finding new ways to enhance the health and wellness of people everywhere? 


i-Health is a leader in health and wellness categories that address key consumer needs to include microbiome health, healthy aging, and women’s health.


As an Assistant Controller you have a business critical role. Your passion for optimizing and harmonizing financial processes and reporting, combined with your strong budgeting and forecasting skills, standard product costing abilities will serve you well in this  finance position.  You’ll play a key role in ensuring that financial targets for the i-Health business are met.


What can you expect in your work?  No day is the same and you will be working in a dynamic work environment.  You will be responsible to:

  • Support the business in the areas of Operations, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Sales, CAPEX and working capital
  • Perform standard product costing/raw material/cycle design and output consumption analysis
  • Optimize and harmonize financial processes & reporting and implement best practices across DSM
  • Participate in month end close, journal entries and account reconsiliation
  • Monitor and interpret the consolidated CAPEX and OPEX budgeting & forecasting and provide explanation to management
  • Perform Annual Standard Cost update


What does DSM have to offer you:

  • a company with a purpose that is deeply rooted in our business strategy; where creating brighter lives is core to who we are and what we do
  • a place where great minds gather to reach smarter solutions as a result of collaboration
  • a culture that encourages its employees to keep pushing boundaries
  • commitment to nurturing and developing professional growth
  • competitive salary and benefits and the opportunity to be part of a global, multicultural team



What we like to see in your experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance and/or CPA, CMA, MBA
  • Must have at least 6 years of relevant finance/control process experience
  • Previous experience with SAP and/or Oracle
  • Ability to work with multiple systems
  • Experience in various businesses/operations/ manufacturing environments
  • Familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies, a strong plus
  • Strong technology expertise and project management experience

How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume via the career portal at (https://jobs.dsm.com/)

Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required. 


About i-Health, a division of DSM – Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

i-Health, Inc. – a wholly owned subsidiary of DSM Nutritional Products – is a global consumer health and wellness company with main offices located in Cromwell, CT. We develop, market and distribute branded products that support health and wellness. We are found in most major mass, club, drug, grocery and specialty stores in the United States; and are currently expanding internationally. Our dedication to quality is a commitment solidly backed by quality ingredients, stringent quality control measures and continuous improvement through research and innovation. We believe in best in class formulations and rely on strong science to support our brands.


Learn more about our brands here: https://www.dsmihealth.com/our-brands


DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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